Iron Nanowire Fabrication by Nano-Porous Anodized Aluminum and its Characterization.

Niketan Sarabhai Patel, David Lago Cachon, Hanan Mohammed, Julián A Moreno, Jürgen Kosel

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Magnetic nanowires possess unique properties that have attracted the interest of different fields of research, including basic physics, biomedicine, and data storage. We demonstrate a fabrication method for iron (Fe) nanowires via electrochemical deposition into anodic alumina oxide (AAO) templates. The templates are fabricated by anodization of aluminum (Al) discs, and the pore length and diameter are controlled by changing the anodizing conditions. Pores with an average diameter of around 120 nm are created using oxalic acid as the electrolyte. Using this method, cylindrical nanowires are synthesized, which are released by dissolving the alumina using a selective chemical etchant.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of visualized experiments : JoVE
Issue number152
StatePublished - Oct 22 2019


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